Ole Miss names Chad Kelly starting quarterback

Ole Miss Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze is the latest man in college football to name the quarterback who will lead his offense for the upcoming season. For the Rebels, that man is none other than former Clemson Tigers signal-caller Chad Kelly.

Kelly was able to beat out sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade for the starting job.

However, while Kelly will get the start for the season opener against Tennessee-Martin, Freeze said that all of his quarterbacks will play and the starter is not set in stone.

Freeze said Kelly's starting position isn't locked in stone. Still an ongoing competition. All three will play.

— Ben Garrett (@SpiritBen) August 31, 2015

Freeze said after charting everything, Kelly held a slight edge over Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade. Again, all three will play.

— Ben Garrett (@SpiritBen) August 31, 2015

Kelly certainly has the talent to make it as a signal-caller in the SEC, but he will need to avoid any early setbacks in order to continue fending off the competition.

Will he be able to hang onto the starting job all season long? Only time will tell, but he will have the chance to get the 2015 campaign off to a hot start this Saturday at noon.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to the Oxford Citizen